Club News September 2019
Senior Mens Update:
The Seniors play their final group game in the championship against Tuam Stars this Sunday at 14:00 in Kenny Park. They will play in the championship quarter final two weeks after this keep an eye on Facebook for more details on that. The seniors beat St. James and lost to corofin in the previous two rounds of the championship in August. The seniors finised out the league in August also and despite some great performances lost out on promotion narrowly. This team have a lot to offer and a lot of potential.
The Junior B’s are out this Friday against Dunmore in Dunmore.
Fixtures and Results:
Fixtures are subject to change with little notice so please keep an eye on: Fixtures and Results
Ladies Club Updates:
It has been a sucessfull week for the Ladies Footballers of Claregalway. Both U16 Teams have topped their groups and are into their Championship semi-finals.
The U14 Ladies played their much delayed Feile Final in Knockdoemor on Saturday and in a very close game they overcame city side Salthill/Knocknacarra on s score of 2-1 to 0-4. They are now County and National Feile Champions for 2019.
The Senior ladies have also reached the Senior Championship semi-final after their 0-19 to 3-1 win over Caltra Cuans on Saturday evening.
Finally the performance of the weekend has to be the Juniors County Semi-final win over St Gabriel’s on Sunday evening in Monivea. In a great game of football Claregalway were a point up at halftime 1-6 to 0-8 and came out winners in the end 4-12 to 1-14.
Claregalway will play Grainne Mhaols in the Final on Sat 21st Sept. As our County ladies prepare for their All-Ireland final the County Board have setup a gofund me account which can be accessed on the Galway Ladies FB page.
U-12 fixtures this week U12 C v Tuam at home Monday 2nd 7pm, U12 A away to Salthill Wed 4th 7.30pm, U12 B home vs Glenamaddy Williamstown on Tuesday 7pm
U14 C v Leitirmore Wednesday 4th away
Thanks to the support from Intel, the ladies club also distributed new jerseys to the Juvenile girls group on Monday evening. More photos and details on Facebook. Thanks to Intel for this support.
Juvenile Club Updates:
Our U10 group (4 teams) recently played a blitz with at Castlebar Mitchels with a host of other clubs. A great experience for all involved.
Last Saturday St. James’ marked the third year of the annual Darragh Frain Memorial football tournament. 40 games of football were played, 7 hours it lasted and up to 500 people were in attendance at Mervue. well done to our U12 group who won the cup. Again we had more than one team in attendance.
Our U8’s group hosted Annaghdown and Kinvara for a blitz over the past few weeks. This group, like many more, have a number of blitzs lined up over the coming week.
The U6 group had their first matches against Oranmore over the past few weeks. A great first experience enjoyed by all.
There’s so much happening with our Juveniles, its’ difficult to keep track of for the editor, but one thing is for sure, the Coaches are doing a great job, the kids and working hard and overall the future is bright!
If you’d like to submit news about any of the Juvenile groups or anything at all, please contact us.
County Team Representation:
This year has seen more players than ever represent Galway and make development squads for the county at both male and female grade. Well done to all who help to make this happen and the individuals themselves for putting in the hard work. Every player within the club can aspire to represent the county. READ MORE HERE
Notice to all driving to Knockdoemore:
Please refrain from taking the Rooaunmore Lane (opposite the entrance to Knockdoemore Park and highlighted on the map below). This request is made in the interest of safety and privacy of our neighbours. Thank you for your understanding.
The club are running a fun golf scamble event for all levels of golfers on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th of September at Cregmore Park golf club. There will be a presentation of prizes planned for Saturday the 14th in the Arches with finger food and music afterwards. To enter or to enquire about sponsorship please contact Nigel (0862262909) or Liam (0979788853)
This promises to be a great event with great prizes. A team of 4 is €120.
The jackpot stands at €9,400.
Lotto results for the past few weeks are available by clicking: LottoDetails
You can also play online at the same link. Please share the link with anyone abroad or not currently living within the community who may want to support the club but cannot buy a ticket within the community. You can also buy a ticket as a gift for someone. Thanks for the continuing support.
Our twitter page is here: Claregalway GAA Twitter
The club have a Youtube channel – we’ve recently uploaded some video highlights from last season. If you have any video (recent or historic) that you’d like to put on the channel, please let us know. CLICK HERE
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Thanks to all of our sponsors who support the club in various areas through out the year. The club appreciates the help and support from any businesses. Please support our sponsors where possible. If you wish to get your business involved in any area of the club please get in touch.
There’s lots going on at various levels within the club, this only captures some of it, please keep an eye on Facebook for other updates and thanks to all for contributing.
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